Council Highlights - 2012

MONEY

 

  • Completed Fundraising Campaign raised $328,000
  • Family FOS increased $2,500 (2010) $10,000 (2011) to $37,000 (2012)
  • Balanced Budget -  for 5 years
  • Good Scout Luncheon  pledges received $150,000 on the day of event
  • Two successful Golf Tournaments made over $21,000
  • Sporting Clays Tournament and Holiday Auction grossed over $91,000
  • Gulfstream has agreed to a grant of $15,000 to support LFL at high schools
  • Popcorn Sales grossed $201,000 (2011) $227,000 (2012)
  • 27 James E. West Endowment Gifts of $1,000 or more

 

MEMBERSHIP

 

  • Growth in Traditional, Cub, Boy and Venture Membership
  • 1% growth on total Traditional Membership
  • Recruited 1,200 Cub Scout which is a 20% growth over 2011/ Spoke to 22,500 youth in the service area of the Council
  • Retention 57% (2010) 60% (2011) up to 61% (2012)
  • Scout Reach serves 600 Scouts from 31 units with a 10% growth over 2011
  • Established 13 after School programs to reach at risk youth outside the traditional Scoutreach programs
  • Established 3 Crews to reach and serve students of Georgia Southern University
  • with plans to expand this program to other institutions of higher learning.

 

EVENTS/PROGRAMS

 

  • Philmont:  sent 16 Scouts in Council Contingency
  • Parent-N-Pal weekends: 3,719 cubs participated at Black Creek Scout Reservation
  • Merit Badge University at AASU registered 206 Boy Scouts
  • 59 Scouts earned the highest rank of Eagle in 2012
  • 260 Scouts and 76 leaders attended Camp Tomochichi Summer Camp
  • 657 Leaders online and 353 Leaders in a classroom were trained in the council
  • 27 Scout Units attended summer camp

 

ADMINISTRATION

 

  • Recruited and organized functional Council Committees
  • Council Strategic Plan written and implemented
  • Journey to Excellence Bronze Level Award (2011)  Silver level (2012)
  • Camping Facility in Screven County named Black Creek Scout Reservation

and open its doors on June 17, 2012

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